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    St. Barnabas Church

    2115 Chilver Rd, Windsor, ON.
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    constructed: 1956
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    10
    January
    2016

    Part of St. Barnabas Church starts new life as art gallery

    The modernist St. Barnabas Church — less than a year ago facing possible demolition — is now born again. At least part of it, anyway, will have a new lease on life as the Windermere Art Gallery, thanks to a couple of Toronto-area entrepreneurs. Gordon Leatherdale, who bought the property from the Anglican Diocese, and […]

    9
    March
    2015

    Heritage Committee: don’t knock down St. Barnabas Church

    The modernist St. Barnabas Church may end up avoiding the wrecking ball. The city’s heritage committee voted Monday to deny the Anglican Diocese’s application to demolish the main church, at 2115 Chilver Road, which was built in 1955. Instead, the committee wants the city to designate the structure a heritage building — which would prevent demolition […]

    29
    January
    2015

    Demolition permit sought for landmark St. Barnabas Church

    St. Barnabas Church with its extraordinary modernist design should be saved from demolition, Windsor heritage planner John Calhoun said Wednesday. “I think it’s one of the finest 1950s buildings we’ve got.” The landmark church at Chilver and Tecumseh roads has been vacant and for sale for a few years. In early January a demolition permit […]

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